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MPH Program in Health Services
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MPH Program in Health Services

Our program's mission is to prepare leaders to improve health in diverse populations by solving problems in rapidly changing societies and health systems. We offer analytical and practical knowledge and skills to candidates who have some experience in health fields and who want to assume positions of greater responsibility in improving the public's health and the effectiveness of health care and population health services. Our program's primary focus is population health and the health care system in the United States.

The MPH program in Health Services consistently ranks among the best. Our 2-year program offers exceptional instruction in research methods, health care systems, health economics, health promotion, and the social determinants of health. By combining these disparate domains into a single degree, we afford students a unique opportunity for interdisciplinary study and work.

photo: Health Services at AcademyHealth ARM 2019

Health Services at AcademyHealth ARM 2019

Dozens of Health Services students, faculty, and alumni attended the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting (ARM) in Washington, DC from June 2-4, 2019. Our students, faculty, and alumni presented more than 40 poster and podium presentations at ARM, and enjoyed a gathering with prospective students at a local restaurant, Matchbox Vintage Pizza Bistro.   read more...

photo: MPH Students and Alumni Connect at Health Equity and Job-Seeking Skills Mixers

MPH Students and Alumni Connect at Networking Mixers

Thanks so much to everyone who came out to our "Incorporating an Equity Lens into Your Work" and "Essential Skills for Public Health Job Seekers" sessions on 4/4/19 and 4/16/19! It was great to see our students and alumni connecting around these important topics, and having such deep and engaging conversations.   read more...

photo: Nupoor Kulkarni Uses VR to Help Parents Decide on Genetic Testing

Nupoor Kulkarni Uses VR to Help Parents Decide on Genetic Testing

Second-year MPH student Nupoor Kulkarni worked with RTI International to conduct a novel pilot study using virtual reality (VR) to understand parental decision making about genetic testing for their children.   read more...